Soho timeline

  • Launching of SOHO

    Launching of SOHO
    • SOHO launched from the Cape Canaveral Air Station in Florida and it was a successful launch.
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    SOHO

  • The Solar Winds

    The Solar Winds
    • SOHO measured the speed of the fast and slow solar winds.
  • Sunspots

    Sunspots
    • SOHO discovered that there are sunspots below the surface of the sun, and they form when strong magnetic fields crack through the surface visible to the eye.
  • Tornados? They are in the most unusual places...

    Tornados? They are in the most unusual places...
    • SOHO reveals that the sun has tornados as wide as Earth
  • A Solar Explosion

    A Solar Explosion
    • Soho saw that a solar explosion created gas and sent it toward Earth, the remnants of the explosion made energetic particles that hit Soho with and intensity that became the most amounts of particles that had been seen. Soho changed the world's idea of weather, causing our knowledge to increase on weather.
  • Solar Flare

    Solar Flare
    • SOHO observed that the sun unleashed a huge solar flare near its upper right hand side, which was the biggest recorded so far.
  • Saturn? I thought SOHO was watching the sun...

    Saturn? I thought SOHO was watching the sun...
    • SOHO watched Saturn passing behind the sun. Meanwhile, Cassini, the spacecraft orbiting Saturn was not able to communicate with Earth.
  • 1000th comet

    1000th comet
    • SOHO fInds the 1000th comet.
  • Radio screams? I didn't know that...

    Radio screams? I didn't know that...
    • SOHO discovers that radio screams are warnings to dangerous coronal mass ejection storms that harm our technology.
  • 1500th comet

    1500th comet